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Food festival serves up success on a plate

News
Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson and residents, staff and visitors celebrating 30 years since Abbeyfield House, Barnoldswick, first opened. (s)

It's been peaches and cream for 30 year-old carehome

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Delays on southbound M6 after vehicle fire

Transport

The results are in: Burnley wants a statue of Jimmy!

Sport

Ged Fitzgerald suspended from council role in Liverpool

Politics

Smokers should be told of little evidence on benefits or harms of e-cigarettes

Health
What is antimicrobial resistance

Everything you need to know about antibiotics

Health
The figures showed "worryingly high rates of depression"

One in four girls aged 14 suffer from depression, survey shows

Health

Delays on southbound M6 after vehicle fire

Transport
The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Transport
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Transport

Man punched in homophobic assault at Burnley club

Crime

Biker jailed for 'hair-raising' wheelie-pulling, selfie-taking motorway stunts

Crime
The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-called paedophile hunters (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Police forces may have to consider working with ‘paedophile hunters’

Crime

Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving

Crime

Twitter bots created to sing songs of peace

Education
The lessons will help build "crucial life-skills for young people"

School pupils given strategies to help develop life skills

Education
University of Manchester

Manchester University lecturers to vote on strike action

Education
Poppy Grace Worthington has earned gold in the Lancashire Reading Trail at Colne Library. (s)

Bookworm strikes gold in Lancashire Reading Trail

News

Train strikes announced for October

Transport
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Transport
Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Business

Ged Fitzgerald suspended from council role in Liverpool

Politics
Up to 12.4 billion of means-tested benefits were left unclaimed in 2015-16

Britain’s unclaimed benefits: four million families miss out on £12.4 billion

Politics
The European Parliament in Strasbourg

Brexit could leave Lancashire out of pocket

Environment
Complaints can involve multiple allegations

Police receive 100 complaints a day from public, figures reveal

Politics
The scheme is being "significantly underused"

Little take-up for shared parental leave initiative

Politics

Brexit could leave Lancashire out of pocket

Environment

Why are storms named, and who chooses the names?

News
Anna Hollingworth, second from right, with fellow Paddle Pickup adventurers prepare to leave from Bristol.

Anna’s quest has made a huge splash

News

It's been peaches and cream for 30 year-old carehome

News
Theo Brown came into the world on September 6 weighing nearly twice the average of a newborn.PIC: SWNS

WHAT A WHOPPER - A mother gave birth to an eye watering 12lb baby

Health
E-cigarettes: help or harm?

Smokers should be told of little evidence on benefits or harms of e-cigarettes

Health
What is antimicrobial resistance

Everything you need to know about antibiotics

Health